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The deluxe edition with the additional suite of Salvador Dali's illustrations for Lewis Carroll's proto-Surrealist masterpiece.
Dali, Salvador. Carroll, LewisAlice's Adventures in Wonderland...1969
£22,500
Pirosmanachvili 1914
Iliazd's and Picasso’s homage - their final collaboration - to the painter Niko Pirosmanachvili.
£12,500
Picasso, Pablo. Zdanevitch, Ilia (Iliazd)Pirosmanachvili 19141972
Afat. Soixante-Seize Sonnets
The first of Iliazd's beautiful and typographically inventive illustrated books and the first he produced with Picasso.
£32,000
Picasso, Pablo. Iliazd (Ilia Zdanevitch)Afat. Soixante-Seize Sonnets1940
De Mémoire d'Homme
The édition de tête of Tzara's collection with a suite of Picasso's finger-drawn lithographs on Japon and with the additional vellum jacket.
£9,500
Picasso, Pablo. Tzara, TristanDe Mémoire d'Homme1950
Les Malheurs des Immortels révélés par...
Iliazd's presentation copy - with a double presentation from both Max Ernst and Paul Eluard - of the first edition of the seminal collaboration marking the boundary between dada and Surrealism.
£8,500
Ernst, Max. Eluard, PaulLes Malheurs des Immortels...1922
L'Escarmouche. Journal Illustré Hebdomadaire. Première Année...
An excellent, complete set of the very scarce fin-de-siècle illustrated revue 'L'Escarmouche' with additional important ephemera and original material.
£8,500
Ibels, Toulouse-Lautrec, Vallotton, Hermann-Paul, Vuillard, Willette et al. Darien, Georges. (Dir.)L'Escarmouche. Journal Illustré Hebdomadaire...1893–1894
First Papers of Surrealism
An excellent copy of the seminal 1942 'Surrealism-in-Exile' exhibition catalogue.
£1,750
Duchamp, Marcel & André BretonFirst Papers of Surrealism1942
WENDINGEN. Year 4. Number 11. (Frank...
The famous Frank Lloyd Wright issue of Wendingen with the original lithographic cover by El Lissitzky.
£2,500
Lissitzky. Wright, Frank LloydWENDINGEN. Year 4. Number...1921
From the edition limited to 225 copies, with this one 25 lettered copies from the edition de tete but this set does not have the extra suite called for by the justification.
Denis, Maurice. Brillant, MauriceMaurice Denis: Peintre et...
£3,250
Dans la Chaleur Vacante
An excellent copy of André du Bouchet's verse collection with Giacometti's signed portrait of the poet as frontispiece.
£6,500
Giacometti, Alberto. Bouchet, André duDans la Chaleur Vacante1961
kleine dada soirée
An excellent example, never folded, of the first issue of the iconic 'kleine dada soirée' poster.
£25,000
Doesburg, Théo van & Kurt Schwitterskleine dada soirée1922 / 1923
Le Ciel Bleu. Hebdomadaire littéraire pour...
A fine set of the complete series of the Belgian Surrealist review 'Le Ciel Bleu' issued during the closing months of World War II.
£950
Ciel Bleu. Capel, Rose. (Ed.)Le Ciel Bleu. Hebdomadaire...1945
L'Eubage aux Antipodes de l'Unité
A scarce example on Japon Impérial of Blaise Cendrars' 'L'Eubage aux Antipodes de l'Unité' with Joseph Hecht's plates on three different paper stocks.
£2,500
Hecht, Joseph. Cendrars, BlaiseL'Eubage aux Antipodes de...1926
Dada 4 – 5. Anthologie Dada...
Original edition of this rare and celebrated number of 'Dada' magazine, the last Issue of Dada to be published in Zurich.
£6,000
DadaDada 4 – 5...1919, 15 mai
Poésie de Mots Inconnus
Wols' 'exemplaire de compagnon' of Iliazd's typographic masterpiece of visual, phonetic and sound poetry, a beautiful anthological work of the poetic avant-garde.
£27,500
IliazdPoésie de Mots Inconnus1949
Dos Oraciones a la Virgen
A charming double collaboration between artist and poet, printed on the poet's own press, with each providing a poem and an illustration.
£950
Alberti, Rafael & Carlos Rodriguez-Pintos. Rodriguez-Pintos, Carlos & Alberti, RafaelDos Oraciones a la...1931
Hémisphères / Hemispheres. Revue Franco-Americaine de...
Complete set of this exile revue published in Brooklyn by Yvan Goll, bringing together the work of the exiled French Surrealists with that of American Surrealists and sympathisers.
£2,000
Seligmann, Kurt, George Barker, André Masson, Yves Tanguy et al. Goll, Yvan (Directeur / Editor)Hémisphères / Hemispheres. Revue...1943–1945
Combat de Boxe
Copy number 1 of this collaboration between Man Ray and Marcel Duchamp from 'The Large Glass': 'Combat de Boxe'.
£3,500
Duchamp, Marcel and Man RayCombat de Boxe1970
La Fin du Monde filmée par...
Fernand Léger's 'La Fin du Monde.
£2,250
Léger, Fernand. Cendrars, BlaiseLa Fin du Monde...1919
Apocalypse de Saint-Jean par Odilon Redon
Odilon Redon's 'Apocalypse de Saint-Jean', an excellent unsophisticated set in the original wrappers.
£30,000
Redon, OdilonApocalypse de Saint-Jean par...1899
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